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Kobalt Label Services (KLS) was established in 2012 for independent artists as an alternative to the traditional Major Label regime. We provide the team and expertise, the global network and infrastructure, and the funding that enables artists to achieve the full potential of their releases around the globe.Learn More Download PDF
Kobalt's unique, modern, and transparent approach to Neighbouring Rights is geared to simplify a very complex process, maximize earnings, and speed up payments. Our direct relationships with key global collection societies reduces repetition, minimizes potential errors, and provides a substantial uplift in revenue.Learn More
Kobalt Featured In The Economist's "The Disrupters" Series
The Economist takes a look at how Kobalt is working to solve some of the biggest problems facing the music industry today in their documentary film series, THE DISRUPTERS. The 18-minute film features Kobalt artists Moby, Until the Ribbon Breaks, and Jonny Quinn from Snow Patrol speaking about the advantages of Kobalt's modern approach to the industry. Watch it in full on at The Economist's website.
KOBALT SIGNS BREAKTHROUGH SOLO ARTIST, ZAYN
Kobalt announced a worldwide agreement with ZAYN. The deal was signed with both Kobalt Music Publishing and Neighboring Rights divisions; it covers all available works including ZAYN’s critically-acclaimed debut album, MIND OF MINE which was released on March 25, 2016.
INTRODUCING THE NEW KOBALT APP
Kobalt today announced the release of the Kobalt App, available to all Kobalt Music Publishing clients for download on iOS devices. The Kobalt App raises the bar for transparency by putting powerful, real-time data into the hands of artists and songwriters. Learn more: http://www.kobaltmusic.com/app
KOBALT ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH IN DIGITAL ROYALTY EARNINGS THROUGH AMRA
Kobalt, the leading independent music publishing company, today announced its first quarterly collection results from Spotify and YouTube in Europe since the acquisition of AMRA, the newly formed global digital collection society. During the first three months of administering Kobalt’s digital catalog in Europe (Q3-2015), AMRA delivered a 26% increase in earnings from Spotify and a 34% increase in earnings from YouTube for Kobalt Music Publishing clients. Combined, AMRA collected 28% more money from Spotify and YouTube in Europe during that quarter.